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The Southeastern Highlands
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Viewing forecast for Friday, 6th July, 2012
Forecast last reviewed on Sunday, 19/05/13 at 19:28
Headline, The Southeastern Highlands
Low cloud, mainly east; very blustery. A few showers.
Easterly, 25 to 35mph, local gusts in excess of 45mph.
Effect Of Wind?
Significant, locally considerable buffeting on the hills, and locally to low levels, where through some cols, passes and west of major ridges there will be sudden strong gusts.
Risk bursts of showery rain
Many areas dry, although here and there one or two showers or bursts of rain lasting an hour or so.
Cloud on the hills?
Blanket low cloud east
Cloud will very likely blanket eastern mountains all day, base 400 to perhaps in afternoon 600m. The cloud base will lift westwards, often confined above 900 or 1000m west of A9 and north of Glen Garry.
Chance of cloud free Munros?
10% east but 30% west
Sunshine and air clarity?
Little if any sunshine. Widespread haze, and very extensively foggy across eastern hills.
How Cold? (at 900m)
Above the summits.
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Tuesday, 21st May, 2013
Turning appreciably colder particularly across the Highlands with freezing levels as low as 700m by Thursday and some snow showers. Wind chill will be severe in gale force northerly winds. Further south not quite as cold with only a few showers in the east, bright sunshine and widely excellent visibilities. Turning cloudier and less cold from the northwest by the weekend with freezing levels near highest summits. Also patches of rain or showers most days.